MoCo Fire and Rescue Service Investigating Kensington Arson
Shed fire caused $70K in damages
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service members inspect the shed at 12301 Atherton Drive in Kensington on Sunday.
The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) is investigating a possible arson in Kensington that occurred early Sunday morning.
MCFRS spokesman Pete Piringer reported firefighters responded to a shed fire at 12301 Atherton Drive at around 4 a.m. No injuries were reported. Piringer said there was evidence the fire had been set by someone, prompting the investigation.
Piringer reported the 10-by-20 shed contained lawnmowers and gas cans, among other items. The fire caused about $70,000 in damages.
Anyone with information regarding the incident is encouraged to contact the MCFRS Arson Tip Line at 240-777-226.